Yokota West Elementary School nurse selected as the 2012-13 OSHNA School Nurse of the Year
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — Yokota West Elementary School Nurse Lily Bagtas, was recently selected as the 2012-2013 Overseas School Health Nurses Association School Nurse of the Year.
According to OSHNA School Nurse of the Year [Selection Committee] Chair Robin Harvel, “Ms. Bagtas demonstrated outstanding efforts in promoting the health of school children in your community as well as contributing to the excellence of school nursing practice. She utilizes commendable nursing skills and freely shares her compassion for others.”
After first volunteering as a school nurse at Misawa Air Base 12 years ago when her husband was serving with the Air Force, Bagtas found unique inspiration in serving students and has remained with DoD schools ever since.